Lothar Nelken – Docs

Lothar Nelken – born in Schwetz, West Prussia (now Świecie, Poland), 9th September 1909

Profession in country of origin: Lawyer

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany on 13th July 1939

Richborough transit camp 1939, German Jewish Aid, Lothar Nelken
Kitchener camp 1939, German Jewish Aid, Lothar Nelken
Camp number 2347, arrival date 13 July 1939
Source: CBF files, via World Jewish Relief

Editor’s note – See above, ‘Richborough trainee, probably emigrate to Brazil’

Richborough transit camp 1939 - permit to leave, Lothar Nelken
Kitchener camp – permit to leave, 7th February 1940 – Lothar Nelken
Hut number 13/II, camp number 2347

All documents on this page submitted by Stephen Nelken for his father Lothar Nelken, who was at Kitchener camp from 13th July 1939 to 7th February 1940.

[Hand-written additions] Release authorised Category 3
Released 10.09.1940
Interned circular 21.06.1940

Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee   
Surname: Nelken
Forename: Lothar
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 09/09/1909 in Schwetz (Westpr.)
Nationality: German 
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 712 109
Home Office ref: C 2666
[hand-written addition] N6120
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent 
Normal occupation: Lawyer
Present occupation: 
Name and address of employer: - 
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9a
Date 16.10.1939 
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes 
Whether desires to be repatriated: No 
Report of Internment
                              Police: MPD "S" Division
Name of Alien: Nelken, Lothar
Nationality: -
Date of birth: 09.09.1909
HO Number: 
Interned on: - 
Handed to: -
Reason for internment: Circular 21.06.1940

[Hand-written addition] 
Release authorised Category 3
Released 10.09.1940


Source: National Arrives, Home Office: Aliens Department: Internees Index, 1939-1947

Editor’s note: We are not allowed to reproduce National Archives (UK) images, but we are permitted to reproduce the material from them, as shown above